Writing doesn’t always mean writing. Not in the typing away at the keyboard, sense. Sometimes, it means stopping to reposition. It may mean mulling things over and figuring out certain specifics—background information on your characters, plot points, pathways, and resolutions. Learn what to do when this step is necessary.
Category: The Writer’s Workshop
How to Write a Book (or Pursue Your Goals) While Working Full Time
How easy would it be if we all had magic wands? If only we could simply wave that bad boy and have everything that we wanted done, done. My head is always overflowing with things needing to be tackled, but there just doesn't seem to be enough time. Does this sound familiar? If you are … Continue reading How to Write a Book (or Pursue Your Goals) While Working Full Time
Today’s stream of consciousness writing—when I feel the need to start writing, but not sure exactly what it will be about. I allow the words to come without editing. The following was written after I had been thinking about the whole creative process: The words you write don’t always have to make sense to you; sometimes … Continue reading Just Write
Five Simple Steps to Start Writing Your Novel
Do you have a novel in you? A story idea that you've been dying to share? Or, do you want want to write a novel, but not sure how to get started? If so, then this is for you.
How to “Be Brave Enough to Suck at Something New”
Be Brave Enough to Suck at Something New. The above image has been making its way around Facebook. In fact, I posted it. The message really resonated with me. It is something that I had already been pondering in my own journey of trying something new—with this blog and my other writing. “Putting myself out … Continue reading How to “Be Brave Enough to Suck at Something New”
Why Writing Consistently is Critical
Writing Consistently is Critical. Writing is a muscle -- the more you write, the easier it becomes. It is also critical that you write consistently for the following reasons. . .
Writing in the Zone
Do you remember when stereograms (like the one above) were really popular? Stereograms are photos containing hidden 3D images that reveal themselves when the viewer focuses his/her eyes in a certain way. I remember going to the mall and seeing photos of stereograms like the one above for sale. I would stare and stare and … Continue reading Writing in the Zone